Toba Tek Singh: 5 dacoits held after encounter
TOBA TEK SINGH: Gojra Sadar police on Monday arrested five dacoits after encounter near Chak 417/JB Seowal. The dacoits were looting passersby when the police received information about them and starting chasing the dacoits who were fleeing towards Gojra from Pirmahal. Later, the police intercepted the accused near Chak 417/JB Seowal. On seeing the police, the dacoits started firing.
In the meantime, villagers also joined the police party and later overpowered the dacoits who were later identified as Saifur Rehman, Amjad Ali, Muhammad Boota, Muhammad Sajjad and Farzana Shahnaz. Due to cross firing between the police and dacoits, a villager identified as Ali Abbas was injured. Further investigations are underway.